11 Aug

How a sprinkler system adds value to your home

If we’ve heard the benefits of ‘curb appeal’ once, we’ve heard them a thousand times and that’s with good reason. People have powerful mental images of what they consider the perfect home to look like and the nicer your lawn looks – the more valuable your home becomes. If you’re considering putting your home on the market soon or just want to increase the value of your property, there are numerous worthwhile investments you can make; but one of the best ‘bang for your buck’ ways to accomplish this goal is to invest in a sprinkler system. Here are some of the ways a well watered and maintained lawn can add value to your home. Let’s jump right in! Convenience Sprinklers do one thing better than just about anything else: they save time for the home owner and do so in an energy efficient way. Home owners don’t want the hassle of a big yard to take care of and anyway they can make it easier on their life, they’ll take. Just by virtue of a prospective buyer NOT having to put in a lot of work into their yard to keep it looking great, the more valuable your home becomes. Curb appeal We already discussed it, but it deserves being mentioned again! Sufficient watering is an essential ingredient in order to have an attractive lawn and sprinkler systems insure the protection of that investment. But it’s also a psychological investment as well. When people see a well maintained lawn, they assume the home itself must be in good shape. “Pride in ownership” is a big deal and buyers will take that into account. Utility savings Manual sprinkler systems and watering can waste a ton of water. Automatic systems do the opposite. What that means – is that you’re not spending as much money on your water bill quarter to quarter. Some systems even take things a step further, automatically sensing moisture and turning off on days when it rains. It distributes water when appropriate so you get the best balance of savings and adequate lawn care. As you can see – one of the best investments you can make in your home is an automatic sprinkler system. Not only will it make your home look sensational and appealing to others, but it will make your space a more enjoyable place to be. If you’d like to learn more about how an automatic sprinkler system can improve your home, give us a call today and we’ll be happy to provide you with a free consultation. Good luck!